By keeping start-up ShenQi at arm’s length, parent company Lenovo is hoping to get ahead of nimble rivals in the Chinese smartphone industry. An interview with CEO Chen Xudong.
Prophets of doom say 3D printing will overturn manufacturing in China. They are both right and wrong. Wisps of smoke rise from nowhere as an invisible beam silently traces a path inside one of the three-dimensional (3D) printers at Beijing Longyuan Automated Fabrication System (AFS). The printer is in the early stages of making a […]
You are invited to download the December issue of CKGSB Magazine. You’ll enjoy articles and interviews like: COVER STORY: 3D printing: Prophets of doom say 3D printing will overturn manufacturing in China. They’re both right and wrong. CHINA INSIGHT: All in the Genes: In just about 14 years of its existence, BGI-Shenzhen has become the world’s […]
When Karl Benz created the first vehicle powered by an internal combustion engine in 1886, little did he realize how his invention would change the world. Increased mobility transformed business, society and culture—and of course, it spawned a whole new industry. There is no shortage of such examples in history: technologies that have completely changed […]